2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
    Feb 27, 2024  
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

SOCW 0204 - Introduction to Research Methods in Social Work


Credits: 3

This course introduces Social Work students to the basics of social science research by examining the research process, purposes of research, and the philosophy of research. Students will learn about the basics of measurement, sampling, and causation. Students will review how the basic approaches to research, including qualitative research, experiments, surveys, and historical and comparative research, are applied and utilized by social workers. Research from the social work field will be used to exemplify research principles.

Prerequisites: SOCW 0103  or permission of instructor.